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McDonald’s Guatemala ed Enel Green Power, la sostenibilità ha più gusto

McDonald’s Guatemala and Enel Green Power: sustainability tastes better

McDonald’s Guatemala has turned to Enel Green Power and its hydroelectric power plants to provide 100% renewable energy to its chain of restaurants in Guatemala. The agreement will avoid the emission of 16,420 metric tons of CO2 each year.


A solid commitment to sustainability in the company’s restaurants in Guatemala

McDonald’s is a company that is committed to the environment: its restaurants apply energy efficiency, water stewardship and recycling programs. Furthermore, 100% of their paper packaging is FSC certified, meaning that the raw materials come from renewable sources, protecting flora and fauna.

As part of the company’s global environmental policy, McDonald’s Guatemala, through the specially created trading entity Cova Energy, has signed a two-year agreement with Enel Green Power Guatemala (EGPG) for the supply of 17.52 GWh per year of sustainable energy, originating from various hydroelectric plants present in the Central American country.

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  • Energy 17.52

    Energy 17.52 GWh of renewable energy a year

  • Trees 421k

    Trees 421k The equivalent number of trees planted

  • Emissions >16K

    Emissions >16K Metric tons of CO2 avoided annually

  • French Fries 32k

    French Fries 32k Average monthly production/Restaurant. Consumption per unit: 0.23 kWh.

Sustainability Highlights

Working to reduce emissions and protect the planet

In partnership with its suppliers, McDonald’s is finding new and innovative ways to reduce emissions, keep waste out of nature and preserve natural resources.  From minimizing single-use plastic in packaging in favor of more sustainable materials like paper, to investing in energy produced 100% from renewable sources, to partnering to promote sustainable and regenerative agricultural practices, the company is committed to protecting the planet for communities today and in the future.

Read more about the partnership